NBRC is a premier institute with an objective to pursue research in the frontier areas of Neuroscience to understand brain function in health and disease. Research areas include Molecular, Cellular, Systems, Cognitive, Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience. Details of research activities are available at www.nbrc.ac.in
Ph.D in Neuroscience
Master's degree or equivalent in any branch of Science such as Life Science / Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications / Pharmacy / Veterinary Science / Psychology . OR
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering / Technology / Medicine. OR
Master's degree or equivalent in Engineering / Technology / Medicine.
Candidates appearing in their final year of qualifying examination are eligible to apply.
Candidates who have qualified for JRF in CSIR/UGC/ICMR/ICSSR/DBT-JRF or any other equivalent national examination are encouraged to apply.
Integrated Ph.D in Neuroscience
NBRC has an integrated Ph.D Programme in Neuroscience for exceptionally meritorious and motivated students with a goal to provide seamless transition from classroom training to high quality research in challenging areas of neuroscience. On successful completion of the entire programme the students will be given both M.Sc and Ph.D degrees.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any branch of Science such as Life Science / Physics / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications / Pharmacy / Veterinary Science / Psychology. OR
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering / Technology / Medicine.
Candidates appearing in their final year of qualifying examination are eligible to apply
General Information for Ph.D / Integrated Ph.D applicants
Only the candidates with a track record of atleast 60% marks in 10th and 12th and 55% in the qualifying examination will be considered. However the cut-off mak for calling the candidates for interview will depend on the number of applications received. Mere fulfillment of minimum requirement will not entail a candidate to be called for the interview.
Candidates appearing for the final year of qualifying examination have to submit proof of having qualified in the examination latest by 31st July 2009. If selected, it will be provisional and subject to production of proof of qualifying in the respective examination with desired percentage.
Candidates claiming equivalence to any of the degrees or examinations carrying fellowships mentioned in this advertisement will have to furnish satisfactory proof from appropriate authority. It is upto NBRC to accept it or not. No correspondence would be entertained in this regard
Concessions / Reservations to SC/ST and PH candidates will be as per Government of India / UGC / NBRC Policy.
The candidates are encouraged to apply through on-line registration facility available at the NBRC website www.nbrc.ac.in. The candidates submitting their applications on-line should send the demand draft and copies of certificates by post along with the copy of acknowledgement duly printed for having filled-in application online to complete the application process.
Application forms can be downloaded from the NBRC website (www.nbrc.ac.in), and the same is also available with the Academics Section, NBRC which can be collected in person or obtained through post /courier by sending a demand draft of Rs. 50/- (non-refundable) drawn in favour of Director, NBRC payable at Manesar/Gurgaon. This is only towards courier/postal charges; seperate amount as mentioned in the following para has to be paid towards Fee.
Completed application forms along with copies of proof of qualifying examination, one passport size photograph and non-refundable fee (Rs. 750/- for the candidates applying online and Rs. 850/- for the candidates applying offline only. Rs. 200/- for SC/ST candidates applying through both online or offline) in the form of demand draft in favour of Director, NBRC payable at Manesar/Gurgaon shold be sent to the Registrar, National Brain Research Centre, NH-8, Manesar - 122050, Haryana latest by 16th March 2009.
Incomplete application forms will not be considered and will summarily be rejected. Also application form is to be sent in duplicate.
Shortlisted candidates will be called for a two-tier interview at NBRC. Train fare for ordinary sleeper class from the nearest railway station will be paid to the candidates attending the interview, on production of tickets. Selection will be based on performance in the interview. The dates of interview will be intimated later and also be placed on our website. Decision of the screening/selection committee will be final and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification. Selected candidates will be eligible for scholarship as per rules and may be provided hostel accommodation on sharing basis.
Opening of Online Application Form: 10th February 2009
For online applicants:Last date for the testimonials (certificates/drafts etc.,) along with printed online acknowledgement receipt to reach NBRC 16th March 2009
For offline applicants:Application is to be sent in duplicate Last date for off-line applications to reach NBRC: 16th March 2009
Tentative dates of interview: May / June 2009
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